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Fylde job losses 'will not be saved' by Typhoon order

Unions have welcomed a £5bn order for 24 Typhoon aircraft  form Qatar, but warned it would not prevent job losses.

The Hamptons by Hilton hotel design for Manchester

Blackpool construction firm in £17.5m Manchester build

A Blackpool based construction firm has been called in to work on a £17.5m hotel build in Manchester.

Blackpool and The Fylde College students at the Heysham 2 nuclear  power station

Energy HQ students in power station visit

Students from Blackpool and The Fylde College’s Lancashire Energy HQ were given the chance to see energy in action during a visit to Heysham Nuclear Power Station.

Scenes from the Classic Rock Show

Show revives classic era when guitar gods ruled

The vinyl revival has given classic rock a new lease of life.

Reuben Gregory has been jailed for 10 months

NATIONAL NEWS: Man who shot burglar dead in self-defence jailed

A 72-year-old man who shot dead a burglar in self-defence has been jailed for 10 months.

Fleetwood Town Councillor Norah Stuchfield

Fleetwood care home plan is deferred

Controversial plans to build a three-storey care home on Fleetwood Seafront have been deferred by Wyre Council planners.
The council will meet on Thursday at County Hall.

Council recruitment drive follows criticism by Ombudsman.

A major recruitment drive for occupational therapists (OTs) has followed criticism of Lancashire County Council by the Local Government Ombudsman.

Crown Court

Man cleared of allegation he helped rob a terminally ill man - but two others face sentence

A man accused of conspiring to rob a brain tumour patient has been found not guilty by a jury.
Unicorn poo

Must have Christmas toy is unicorn poo

A must-have toy this Christmas is flying off the shelves faster than they can make it, after thousands of children asked Santa - for UNICORN POO.

What's the most difficult question you've been asked by your child?

How to answer nine of the most challenging questions kids love to ask

Has your young child ever asked you a question you just can't answer? You're not alone - nearly half of parents admit they often struggle to answer their youngster's tricky questions.


Anniversary fun for Lytham train addicts at G-Whizz festive

A colourful model railway exhibition was back over the weekend as the 20th anniversary of G-Whizz’s festive display entertained people of all ages.
James Reay and Simon Dooley from the Clarendon Showtel with their single

Blackpool hotelier singing for M.E. in name of love

A Blackpool hotelier sang his heart out in the hope of supporting research into a debilitating condition that struck down his once healthy partner.
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Fylde coast and Fleetwood festive refuge in 21st year

An annual festive appeal which helps less fortunate families on the Fylde coast and in Fleetwood has been officially launched for this Christmas.

Traffic chaos on the A585

Revealed: How much time traffic jams will add to your journey in Lancashire

An unknown quantity for any car journey is how long you might be delayed.

Owen Oyston, left, and Valeri Belokon

Belokon v Oystons: Date fixed for next hearing

How long the Oyston family will have to pay Valeri Belokon more than £20m will be decided at a court hearing next week.
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Preston New Road frack site

Greens call for refusal of frack licence change

Anti-fracking campaigners have appealed to the Environment Agency not to allow drilling firm Cuadrilla to vary its licence for its Fylde site.

Carr Hill High School and Sixth Form Centre (right) headmaster Andrew Waller

Councillors further sixth form closure plans

Councillors have given the go-ahead to plans which will kick start the closure process for Carr Hill High School’s sixth form centre at Kirkham.

Blackpool magistrates court

Blackpool: From the courts 11-12-17

Here is the latest round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.

Lancashire has fewer roads officers, says a report

Lancashire Police vow as nationwide alcohol breath tests see dramatic fall

The number of alcohol breath tests deployed by police on England’s roads has fallen by a quarter in the last five years, a new report has said.

Blackpool magistrates court

Thornton woman could not control temper

A 53-year-old woman lashed out and cut open her partner’s cheek with her fingernail.

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